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Sep 12, 2011 5:00pm PDT
as a hero after security cameras captured the late-night robbery attempt at a michigan walgreen. the gunman jumped the counter and pointed at hoven but the gun did not go off. hoeven pointed his own gun trying to call 911. >> i feared for my life. in self-defense i fired my weapon as i continued to move from him. >> no life was lost. no life was harmed. nothing was stolen. so in that context, i think he was a hero. >> it's a remarkable story. hoeven bought his gun after the store was robbed in 2007. he has a concealed weapons permit but did not inform his supervisor and that's part of the reason walgreens says they fired him saying employees receive comprehensive training on how to respond to potential robbery situations. hoeven is suing for wrongful termination. >>> developing stories overseas. at least 75 are dead in the aftermath of a fiery explosion in kenya. officials say more than 100 people suffered severe burns in today's blast in a poor area of nairobi. investigators say a fuel line exploded after a gas tank spilled fuel into an open sewer flowing through the slum. one witness clai
Sep 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
drop, cooler at this hour in upper michigan and the upper peninsula. 15 degrees cooler than it was in chicago at this time. that is that push ahead of the cold front. you can feel it. 104 degrees in dallas. officially now, they have had the most number of 100-degree days since they have been keeping records. they will get relief from the score air, and we will feel it, as well. you will feel temperatures tumble rather consistently through the weekend, high pressure for us, and that high pressure driving cold fronts. first, tomorrow, a few isolated thundershowers in the afternoon. another chance on thursday with cooler temperatures, and then skies will start to clear on friday as the center starts to move in. it will be cooler and drier and will feel like fall. checking out our express coming here is what we have for you tomorrow. high temperatures expected 87, a 30% chance of showers in the afternoon, and then we will take it up on thursday to 40%. only in the upper 60's with some sunshine developing friday and it will be cool of the weekend with temperatures in the low to m
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Sep 13, 2011 3:00pm PDT
, that watson is not intended to replace humans. a get out the vote effort in lansing michigan could land one woman in jail. medical marijuana dispensary owner, shakina, pena allegedly gave free pot to customers who agreed to register to vote. michigan's attorney general claims penna encouraged them to vote for city council candidates who support medical marijuana laws and pena's facebook page was updated to say, quote, i stand for unity, i stand for patients, i stand for compliance, i stand for awareness, i stand for safe access and let's focus on the bigger picture here. and we told you about the candidate debate and focus on front runner, texas governor rick perry. his colleagues went oafter his stance on social security. >> governor rick perry was asailed by his republican competitors for his earlier criticisms of the program. >> governor, the term ponzi scheme scared seniors and number two, suggesting that social security should no longer be a federal program and return to the states unconstitutional. >> we're frightening the american people who just want solutions and this party isn't g
Sep 13, 2011 9:00am EDT
primary, it's a state by state primary. if the calendar includes ron's home state of michigan up high, add in a new hampshire and nevada caucus, romney is not in a bad spot, cluck. >> i would still rather be perry, though, when it comes to the calendar at this point. let me play for you some of these undercard back and forths. here's bachmann v. perry on hpv. >> there is a big drug company that made millions of dollars because of this mandate. >> the company was merck. and it was a $5,000 contribution that i had received from them. i raise about $30 million. if you're saying i can be bought for $5,000, i'm offended. >> i'm offended for all the little girls and the parents that didn't have a choice. >> right. he believes what he did was right. he thinks he went about its wrong way. i believe your policy is wrong. >> you know, ron, was that exchange, sort of on one hand seemed semi prepared to go toe to toe with bachmann, when santorum piled on too, that i hate to beat up the boxing me metaph metaphor, seemed staggered. wanted the ref to say let's have a standing eight count here for you. ro
Sep 13, 2011 2:35am EDT
-hour special tonight. starting at 9:00 p.m. eastern, and diane sawyer exclusive. >> coming up a michigan pharmacist gets in troublele trying to defend himself. >> see what he did when robbers stormed the store and why it cost him his job. you are watching "world news now." >>> welcome back, everybody. we took this next story from what we look to call the no good deed goes unpunished file. about a former fame cyst pharma walgreen's. >> he defended the store, as dan harris reports, that turned out to be a big mistake. >> reporter: it all plays out on this harrowing surveillance video from a walgreen's pharmacy in michigan. it's 4:30 in the morning on may 8, mother's day. and jeremy, a 36-year-old pharmacist is sorting medications behind the counter. and then it begins two armed men wearing masks enter. immediately they start pointing their guns at one of the workers. hovan tries to call 911. >> seconds later i saw a manager with the gunman. the gunman saw me. and i saw him. >> reporter: the gunman leaps over the counter, turns and aims his gun at hovan. >> i feared for my life. the gunman
Sep 13, 2011 4:00am PDT
yesterday, in the midwest. showers from northern minnesota to michigan. severe storms, with hail and high winds, from new england to pittsburgh and cleveland. rain, hail and gust, storms in the desert southwest. thunderstorms from the sierra range into the rockies. >> 87 in boise. 76 in salt lake city. 95 in phoenix. dallas heats up yet again. at 105 today. 77 in kansas city. 73, detroit. and 68 in minneapolis. also some 80s from boston to atlanta. 90 in miami. >>> coming up, secret tapes of jackie kennedy. find out where she wanted to be if there were a nuclear strike on america. >>> and then, what levi johnston is now saying about the palins in his new tell-all book. >>> and athletes acting badly. e stars getting in trouble on and off the field. khkhkhkhkhkhkh >>> overseas markets are mixed, after jitters earlier over the european debt crisis. tokyo's nikkei average picked up 81 points today. hong kong's hang seng is down 836 points. in london, the ftse opened lower. on wall street, the dow gained 69 points yesterday. the nasdaq index was up 27. >>> cutbacks are coming at the nation's l
Sep 12, 2011 11:00pm PDT
at a walgreens in michigan. a gunman pulled the trigger of his gun three times, but his gun didn't go off. that's what the pharmacist pulled out his own gun while trying to call 911. >> i feared for my life and in self defense, i fired my weapon as i continued to move from him. >> no life was lost, no life was harmed, and nothing was stolen, so in that context, i think he was a hero. >> incredible. he does have a concealed weapons permit but didn't notify his supervis supervisor. he's suing walgreens for wrongful termination. >>> a litter of kittens could shine light on how to stop the aids virus from spreading. cells immune to f.i.v., feline immune virus. scientists injected a monkey virus and a fluorescent gene produced naturally in jelly fish. the combination built up a resistance factor in the animals. scientists hope the findings could lead to treatments and preventions in humans as well as cats. >>> henry joins us now from our comcast sportsnet newsroom. i think he'd be the best guy to watch a football game with. >> why? >> if your team is winning, he'd chest bump everyone. >> i don't kno
Sep 12, 2011 6:00pm PDT
, edison and michigan gas companies. >>> the state's high school juniors are showing improvement in math and english skills, according to statistics released by the state system today. the assessment program shows an increase of 10% from 2006, in students and who completed algebra two or higher. in english, students deemed college ready are up to 22%. that's a 7% increase from 2006. >>> colleges students converge and on the cap to today to push the governor to sign the dream act bill. >> we have the opportunity to have brown signed a piece of legislation that's not only critical to a few students in the university, it's critical to all students in the university. >>> the students delivered a stack of 11,000 postcards urging the governor to sign the measure. it would allow students who are illegal immigrants to receive state aid for college. governor brown also has to decide whether to sign a bill which calls for improved breast cancer detection in california. the bill was authored by senator joe schmid onand requires following a mammogram, patients be inferred that dense tissue can obscu
Sep 13, 2011 12:52am PDT
time criminal defense attorneys who work on michigan street. and if you get accused of a crime, those are the people you want to call. >> that's my approach. and they're both former public defenders, right? >> yes, they are. they are both former public defenders here in san francisco. without giving away too much of the story, there may be a return at some point to that particular office where they would, of course, be working for you. >> anytime. [laughing] there seems to be such a huge disconnect, you know, between what you see on tv and even what you read about. most of the tv shows like "law & order" you have a judge who's eminently fair, a prosecutor who is completely ethical, a defense attorney who doesn't show up half the time. these images really result -- i know this as a public defender, because the portrayals of public defenders are usually negative. why? i ask this to the entire panel. why is there such a disconnect between the reality of what really happens in our court and the way that many americans are force fed, really, this mythology? tony? >> i think in a corrupt so
Sep 13, 2011 12:00pm CDT
... the relative humidity 49% the water temperature on like michigan is 71 degrees ... the pollen counts are extremely high ragweed it is in the moderate range ... looking at the maps i am showing you the range and temperature drops ... and here are the local temperatures in the high sixties to low '70's ... and the wind temperature and speed ... 71 degrees at midway airport ... there was a high yesterday for 86 degrees ... the forecast is for the focal whether to tighten its grip and the next couple of days the first nighttime 40 degree temperatures will be here two weeks earlier than last year ... this is like october weather ... the coolest warnings will be thursday and friday ... there's a storm coming off the west coast and the cold there is pouring south word from canada a front is moving south ... the jet stream buckle's goes way to the arctic and endives down into the united states calling us off dramatically ... the high pressure is enclosed by all of these pressure lines you see on the map the brighter colors are where the wind is stronger ... and north wind will be blowing f
Sep 13, 2011 5:00pm EDT
are over 24 hours. it is cooler in the upper peninsula of michigan. it is 13 degrees cooler in chicago, 19 degrees cooler in minneapolis, and a couple of degrees warmer east of the appalachians. this is going to change. it will not come soon enough for the folks in texas. look at this 106 in texas. they have set the record. 101 in oklahoma city. there is a big change and the numbers. there will be a big cool-down in the next 48 hours. high pressure over head, and we will have some high clouds tomorrow. two old friends, one in the afternoon and evening. a second strong cold front thursday. a higher probability of showers about 40%. and then leading into that cooler, drier air, early friday morning, this will sweep and. we're talking mid 80's. upper 60's here on friday. a definite change. a nearly full moon after last night. last night was the harvest moon. that is what that was. 73 degrees 65 tomorrow morning 82 at midday with partly cloudy skies, and the next seven days showed temperatures in the upper 80's, then upper 70's and upper 60's. lots of sunshine dry air and highs in the low 70's
Sep 13, 2011 5:00pm EDT
and is currently a professor at harvard. john ingler, three-term governor of michigan, president of the business round table. he was president and c.e.o. of the national association of manufacturers. and edward kleinbar, chief of staff of the joint committee of taxation from 2007 to 2009. he has 20 years of experience practicing tax law in new york and is currently the professor of law at the university of southern california. it's an extraordinary panel. thank you for honoring us with your presence. senator crepo. >> thank you, mr. chairman. i appreciate your holding this hearing as well. i want to focus at the outset on one of your early comments that as any part of the important needed changes we need to be making in america today with regard to economic and fiscal policy, tax reform is one of the key pieces that we must not allow to be ignored. as you know, i've been working with a group of six, it's been called a gang. i know you've been working in other contexts, snoort widen as well, who has a proposal of his own. one area agreement i think we have among us and among others is that in add
Sep 13, 2011 6:00am EDT
. are recognized the gentlelady from michigan, miss miller for five minute. >> i appreciate the witnesses coming today and air service to this nation. a quick observation before i ask my question that the, on something secretary ridge said about the christmas day bomber. the lack of sharing information. this particular incident has fallen off of the national radar screen but hasn't for us in the detroit area. it is crazy watching this guy goes through the federal court system. he is now representing himself. we had to give him his miranda rights. the best place in the nation, here is this guy who in the mind should have been tried as a city combatant in gitmo or a military tribunal. your a vietnam veteran and my husband as well. i'm sure when you were in vietnam looking at the enemy you didn't think about giving him the brand rights and letting them go through the federal court system. we are facing a different kind of enemy and every time i look a poster on the back showing the twin towers i think about these cockroaches, these murderers, these terrorists that are after us. that particular day,
Sep 13, 2011 6:00am PDT
know that there is a new michigan university this morning? >> i thought i felt something. she was crowned last night in brazil. >> miss universe 2011 is listed. 25-year-old lopez is the miss universe, beating out 88 other women for the title. the second runner up was brazil. >> who knew that she was in. >> she looks great. >> yes. she has the name.
Sep 12, 2011 10:00pm EDT
and michigan and florida and new jersey. is this, you think, just a basic strategy that romney is using just to get more favor or does he really believe that collective bargaining is not good for the american worker? >> well, i think, again, he's flip-flopping to deal with the right wing base and to deal with the primaries to come. and to deal with the debate tonight. and who's around him, particularly the folks in the audience. some of whom do have some decent populous leanings but have a 19th century view of the country or michele bachmann an 18th century view. when she talks about the thing i'll bring, the bill of rights, the constitution and declaration of independence. >> mr. cohen, good to have you with us tonight. i appreciate your time. thanks so much. we'll visit more on these issues. let's bring in now -- let's bring in now a former pennsylvania senator rick santor santorum, who was part of that debate tonight. senator, good to have you with us tonight. i appreciate your time. i must say, 15 years as a former conservative, i think i know where you're coming from on a number of thes
Sep 13, 2011 5:00pm EDT
forfeited their jobs and will be terminated. there are cities in michigan -- oh, shut up. [ cheers and applause ] >> you know, firing those air traffic controllers, i'm pro union, was what sent the word to moscow this guy was real. >> yeah. >> i absolutely know that as a fact. they got over there and said he's got steel in his spine, look out. i think when i met reagan one time, i was working for speaker o'neill and weren't exactly in friendly territory. i felt i was meeting jimmy cagney, not jimmy stewart. a little tough guy from the street, you've got it. it's what people like in the fighter they got on their side. >> if you look at opening of the debate last night when they paraded the seven dwarves and the candidates come out. perry's body, his chest is stuck out, he's like this. he's ready for a fight, and i just think republicans, they don't -- the mitt romney, doesn't matter what he says. romney did a great job last night. >> yeah. >> and when romney tries to fight, kind of like when obama tries to fight, it's not who he is. once again, who is the one republican president of
Sep 13, 2011 5:00pm EDT
american heritage club out of dearborn, michigan. finally, to the far left we have khaled beydoun who is also an attorney and an advocate. what i thought we would do is have each of them speak for a few minutes, share their thoughts about where we have come in this arena of coalition building since 9/11, since the 9/11 tragedy, some of the challenges that we face in the community, some of the successes that we've been able to achieve, both on the grassroots and the national level. and then look at kind of where we are now, 10 years later, and this is where we are again as a community, as a country, some of the challenges that we continue to face, some of the new challenges that might be arising as we look forward. and then what are some of the opportunities and positive opportunities out there that might be ways that we can continue to make success, and really do a better job of telling our story. and what i thought i would do before turn it over to margaret is just set the stage a little bit. looking back from perhaps all of it from a personal express on my part. i came here like a l
Sep 13, 2011 12:00pm EDT
-- michigan and west virginia. now, michigan technically could be declared a disaster because it's been under an economic disaster now for several years, but not a natural weather event, but they most certainly are having very tough economic times in michigan. and west virginia always has tough times as one of our poorest states. so really, the whole country is in need. why would the other side sit down when america is lit up with disasters? we have got to ask them to reconsider, move forward with the $7 billion help now, and not only is it the right thing to do and the moral thing to do and what americans do for each other and what we should do, but it's really all about -- besides the moral aspect which is obviously the most important, but there is a real immediate economic benefit to this. if there was ever a jobs bill, mr. president, this is it. i can promise you, having lived through this disaster recovery, it's like a -- a shot in the arm for these communities. literally, every single dollar that leaves our hands and goes to theirs will be spent immediately on food, on clothes, on bui
Sep 12, 2011 8:00pm EDT
.p.a.'s war on coal affects power plants that provide roughly half of the nation's electricity. in michigan, d.t.e. energy says the new rules will take 20% of its capacity offline within three years. without an assured supply of energy, companies will not invest in new facilities. that's the clip from "the detroit news." "wall street journal". many of the suggestions are familiar. the c.e.o.'s want lower corporate taxes in the u.s., which has, among the highest corporate rate in the world and moratorium or rollback of business regulations. the government needs to be a better partner with the business world, says the health services c.e.o. the sentiment is expressed by many, c.e. omple of ernst-young. the regular tower -- excuse me, the regulatory policy from 2013 by halting nigs or i am i am pleatation could harm jobs or economic growth. those are two quotes out of the newspaper. and there are more here. but the point being, that the people who create jobs, the job creators, small, mid sife sized businesses in this world and big businesses, but the real generator is the small businessman in am
Sep 13, 2011 10:00am EDT
petty officer, united states navy seal from michigan. next to him, mr. speaker, is alexander bennett, sergeant, united states army reserve from washington. next to him is craig vickers, senior chief petty officer, united states navy seal from hawaii. number five on this on this top line here is jared day, petty officer first class, united states navy seal from utah. and the last one on the first row is jonas kelsaw, lieutenant commander, united states navy seal, from louisiana. i continue with the second row. jon tomilson, petty officer first class, united states navy seal from iowa. next to him is michael strange, petty officer first class, united states navy seal from pennsylvania. aaron vaughn, petty officer first class, united states navy seal from florida. patrick hamburger, staff sergeant, united states army national guard from nebraska. next to him is john foss, chief petty officer, united states navy seal, minnesota. and the last one on the second row is matthew mason, chief petty officer, united states navy seal from missouri. i continue with the third row of our warriors. r
Sep 13, 2011 2:00am EDT
to congress. rick from michigan, republican. caller: your guests represent two different points of view. i do not want one guy to speak to me at all. the one problem in the government is the federal reserve. we have been under the thumb of the reserve from 1913. these people are running the economy. obama cannot do anything. the congress has given up their constitutional responsibility. we need to redo this whole thing. the system is broke. we pay a gasoline tax. that is supposed to pay all the road costs. we're paying too much tax as it is. we need to eliminate the federal income tax. the others need to be looked at. we have to look at the monetary system. if you print another $447 billion -- we are broke. host: does get reaction. what did you think about his comments? -- let's get reaction. guest: he doesn't want me to talk because i do not agree with this point of view. one of the big problems of the federal reserve is that it is not doing as much as it could be doing to fight the recession. you have ben bernanke doing a lot of pretty aggressive moves. he has not done big quantitative easi
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